Tampa Bay Technical High School coach Reginald Lawrence will now face more charges of Battery and Exposure of Sexual Organ as new victims have come forward after the man’s initial arrest, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office stated. Lawrence, 48, a girls’ varsity basketball coach at Tampa Bay Tech was arrested Tuesday andContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged Terry Knott with grand theft, burglary, and inciting a riot in connection to the attack on Shalimar Jewelers during a George Floyd riot. Knott, 41, was identified when someone recognized his photo from the sheriff’s initial social media post. The burglary happenedContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said people armed with hammers and other blunt objects smashed their way into the Tampa Walmart on East Fletcher Avenue after 9 p.m. May 30 during a George Floyd protest. Detectives believe approximately 200 people entered the store and said most began looting the electronicsContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested multiple teenagers seen on video engaging in a shootout on Monday morning in Tampa. At 10:54 a.m. on Monday, June 8, Marqueas Williams, 16, and Gregory Turner, 16, were seen riding a bicycle and a scooter past a group of eight other juvenilesContinue Reading

Three protesters are facing felony charges as details emerge from the arrests made during the march on E. Scott St. heading towards the Interstate 4/Interstate 275 on-ramp. Police  arrested Emadi Okwuosa, 22, who was using a bullhorn “to incite the group in an attempt to disrupt the flow of trafficContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about several people who burglarized a jewelry store in Tampa during the George Floyd protests on May 31. The burglary happened at International Diamond Center at 10330 N. Dale Mabry Highway, in Tampa, around 2:30 a.m., officials said. Surveillance video (as seenContinue Reading

During the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group meeting Thursday afternoon, Hillsborough Commissioner Sandy Murman discussed the recent in coronavirus cases as testing has risen during recent weeks. Murman warned that the George Floyd rallies and protests could further the spike, stating they “are like incubators for the virus.’’ “I’m pretty concerned,’’Continue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about several people who burglarized a jewelry store during the George Lloyd protests in Tampa last week, stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise. Check out the photo supplied by authorities below. Among the four images capture, one shows a suspect without aContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a group of women who allegedly broke into a liquor store and stole thousand’s of dollars worth of alcohol under the guise of the George Floyd protests. Lawrencia Dixon, 19, was been identified from the surveillance video from inside the store, thenContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Clerks Office says more than 180 filings have been set aside as foreclosures and evictions are being extended and delayed. Hillsborough County Judge Michael Baggé Hernandez told Fox that he had up to 10 eviction filings a day before the outbreak. “There has been a lot ofContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) reported today that a deputy was injured and transported to the hospital early Sunday morning following a crash on I-275. At approximately 2:10 a.m., the deputy was sitting inside a marked Ford Explorer blocking a lane of traffic on I-275 South, just before E Floribraska AvenueContinue Reading

Hillsborough County Deputies say a  husband and wife are dead in Apollo Beach after an argument lead to a murder-suicide. Police identified the couple, explaining that Miroslaw Rosa shot and killed his wife, Beata Rosa and then shot and killed himself. Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 1000 block ofContinue Reading

Florida detectives are investigating the death of a toddler who was in foster care and about to be adopted. 17-month-old Aedyn Agminalis died last Sunday after being taken off life support and now the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has opened a criminal investigation. The boy suffered from bleeding on the brain,Continue Reading

A former Hillsborough County teacher headed to court Monday to face allegations of having sex with her student. Megan Connors is accused of sleeping with one of Turkey Creek Middle School students, a 15-year-old boy. Connors, 31, had the sexual relationship with the teen between January and February 2015. She rejected a plea dealContinue Reading

In a developing story, Hillsborough sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting of a woman identified as Ivonne Rivera-Ramis in Clair Mel City that includes two separate locations, one being the local McDonald’s. Rivera-Ramis, 42, was sitting in a vehicle with a passenger on Rivergate Drive when an unknown suspect shot atContinue Reading

Tampa Police say a missing runaway, Bryana Lemaire, has been found safe Wednesday morning and that Antwoine Noland, the “dangerous suspect” connected to the murder of Alica Fussell is in custody. Lemaire, 17, has been missing since July 17, reported missing by her family on July 22. Late yesterday, police announced thatContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified the two victims shot in Tampa early Thursday morning as Banessa Herrera and Christian Picazo-Guzman. Police have issued a warrant for Antelmo Ontiveros and was still at large at this writing. Ontiveros, 28, faces second-degree murder with a firearm and attempted second-degree murder with a firearm charges. An arrestContinue Reading